By Elizabeth Gilbert, Margaret Yardley Potter
Whereas unpacking packing containers of previous relations books lately, Elizabeth Gilbert rediscovered a dusty, yellowed hardcover known as At domestic at the diversity, initially written through her great-grandmother, Margaret Yardley Potter. Having in basic terms been peripherally conscious of the quantity, Gilbert dug in with a few interest, and shortly came across that she had stumbled upon a booklet some distance prior to its time. half student and half crusader for a extra open nutrition dialog, Potter espoused the significance of farmer’s markets and ethnic nutrition (Italian, Jewish, and German), derided preservatives and culinary shortcuts, and customarily celebrated a devotion to epicurean adventures. examining this sensible and funny cookbook, it’s no longer difficult to work out that Gilbert inherited her great-grandmother’s love of meals and her hot, infectious prose.
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Expanding the vocabulary of mutual influences beyond the simple forms of commensalism, mutualism, parasitism, and competition noted above (Murray 2002; Stadler and Dixon 2008), many theories can be articulated precisely within the mathematical model. For example, Felmlee and Greenberg (Felmlee 2007; Felmlee and Greenberg 1999), wrote out a set of influence functions that emphasize the importance the degree of congruence between family members’states plays in system-level functioning. The influence functions were articulated as f1 (y, x) = ± c1 (y − x), and f2 (x, y) = ± c2 (x − y), with c1 and c2 indicating the extent to which differences between partner’s states drive each person’s behavioral change.
In some cases, researchers may wish to focus on extracting systematic trends that are “smooth,” or unfold in structured ways. Such processes are referred to as intraindividual trends in the present chapter and examples may include a child who becomes more distressed as his/her attempts at getting a parent to comply with a request are repeatedly denied, or a couple whose disagreements continue to strain their relationship over the years. In other cases, there may be more subtle changes—termed intraindividual variability in the present chapter—that are of interest to the researchers.
At Home on the Range by Elizabeth Gilbert, Margaret Yardley Potter